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U.S. invokes USMCA rapid-response mechanism for the eighth time

May 22, 2023 at 12:45 PM
The U.S. has asked Mexico to review alleged worker-rights violations at a Goodyear facility in Mexico, invoking the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s novel rapid-response tool for the eighth time. The Interagency Labor Committee for Monitoring and Enforcement, co-chaired by the U.S. Trade Representative and the Labor secretary, on April 20 received a petition from the independent Mexican union La Liga Sindical Obrera Mexicana claiming Goodyear had violated terms of a sectoral collective bargaining agreement that covers the rubber industry and instead signed...

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